Dredge or Barge Shore Hand

Attach anchors on shore to permit use of winch to position barge or dredge.

What does a Dredge or Barge Shore Hand do?

Attaches cable to tree, log, or other anchor on shore to permit use of winch to position barge or dredge: Receives signals from barge or dredge. Disengages cable and moves it to new position. Attaches cable to tree, or attaches cable to log and digs hole to bury log. May use explosives to form anchorages. May assist in loading barge. May ferry fuel and supplies to barge or dredge. May perform routine maintenance duties on dredge.